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Deere sales down 9%, net income down 15%

Deere & Company reported net income of $757 million for the fourth quarter that ended November 1, 2020, or $2.39 per share, compared with net income of $722 million for the quarter ending November... Read More

Peterson raises concerns regarding transition

Outgoing House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson has concerns regarding President-elect Joe Biden’s transition as it relates to agriculture. In a letter to the General Services Administration, the Minnesota Democrat says, “I write to... Read More

Ag Credit Conditions Recover in Third Quarter

Farm income and loan repayment rates recovered from sharp declines in the second quarter, and demand for credit softened according to Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys. Although farm income generally remained low, loan repayment rates stabilized, ... Read More

Unions endorse Fudge for Agriculture Secretary

Three unions announced they are endorsing Representative Marcia Fudge of Ohio for Agriculture Secretary. The unions are the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the American Federation of Teachers, and the United Food and... Read More

AUDIO: Market commentary with daily brokers

Summary The market coming back from Thanksgiving is mixed, but near record highs for the equities. Traders right now are trying to decide between the looming economic impact of lockdowns across the globe and hopes of a vaccine that could roll out ... Read More

USDA forecast for exports rises $11.5 billion

The USDA says U.S. agricultural exports in the Fiscal Year 2021 are projected at $152 billion. That’s up 11.5 billion from the August forecast and is driven higher by rising soybean and corn export values. The agency’s projection for soybean e... Read More

Rebel's Turkey Trials | Friday Five | Nov. 25, 2020

Though your last minute Thanksgiving preparations may have you feeling stressed, Rebel and Alex are here to help you out! Tune in to watch the turkey prep process from start to finish! P.S. This is Rebel's first attempt at preparing a turkey. E... Read More

Holliday named to 2021 Pork Leadership Institute team

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the National Pork Board (NPB) have announced the members of the 2021 Pork Leadership Institute (PLI). Aaron Holliday of Columbus will represent Nebraska as one of the eighteen team members from thirteen ... Read More

A bountiful harvest in western Nebraska

In a year where the Covid-19 pandemic seemed to close businesses and put a damper on events. Nebraska farmers of corn, dry edible beans, and sugar beets saw a good harvest and production. Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellm... Read More

National Thanksgiving turkey welcomed to the White House

National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Ron Kardel presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named "Corn" to President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump today during the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation. "Corn" and hi... Read More

Farmers earn 12 cents of Thanksgiving food dollar

For every dollar Americans spend on Thanksgiving dinner this year, farmers and ranchers will earn about 11.9 cents. The National Farmers Union says that marks a slight drop from 2019 when farmers claimed 12.5 cents of the Thanksgiving food dollar.... Read More